Tag Archives: Prof Michael Sharpe

Why GET and CBT are controversial in CFS

Why Graded Exercise Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy are controversial in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Michiel Tack in BMJ Medical Humanities blog Sharpe and Greco ask the interesting question of why cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy (GET) … Continue reading

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Sharpe, Goldsmith & Chalder fail to restore confidence in the PACE trial findings

Response: Sharpe, Goldsmith and Chalder fail to restore confidence in the PACE trial findings, by Carolyn E Wilshire, Tom Kindlon in BMC Psychology 2019 7:19 [Published: 26 March 2019] Abstract: In a recent paper, we argued that the conclusions of the … Continue reading

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Responses in BMJ to Prof Sharpe on PACE trial

 Pressure grows on Lancet to review “flawed” PACE trial On 22 August Ingrid Torjesen  wrote a news item in the British Medical Journal about an article in the Times which highlighted the call to review the results of the PACE trial into … Continue reading

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Danish RCT of cognitive behavior therapy for whatever ails your physician about you

PLOS blog post by James Coyne PhD, 7 December 2016: Danish RCT of cognitive behavior therapy for whatever ails your physician about you I was asked by a Danish journalist to examine a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of cognitive behavior … Continue reading

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Why has the PACE Study’s “Sister Trial” been “Disappeared” and Forgotten?

David Tuller continues his analysis of research about treatments for CFS with an examination of the FINE trial.  A summary has been compiled by MEAction. Virology blog: Trial By Error, Continued: Why has the PACE Study’s “Sister Trial”been “Disappeared” and Forgotten? [9 … Continue reading

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Government orders release of PACE trial data

The ME Action blog reports that the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has ordered Queen Mary University of London to release anonymized PACE trial data to an unnamed complainant. Queen Mary has 28 days to appeal the decision. The report outlines … Continue reading

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PACE trial researchers respond to David Tuller

David Tuller’s three-installment investigation of the PACE trial for CFS, Trial By Error, received much attention in the press. Although the PACE researchers declined David’s efforts to interview them, they subsequently requested the right to reply. Virology blog posted the response of Professors … Continue reading

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